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Prawn and Chorizo Paella

Course Dinner
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword Chickpea, Chorizo, Paella, Prawn
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 2 cloves garlic finely sliced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 70 g chorizo chopped
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 0.5 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 100 g baby tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • 50 ml sherry
  • 50 g frozen peas
  • 100 g frozen prawns
  • 1 lemon half juiced, half sliced into wedges
  • 150 g paella rice


  1. Add some olive oil to a frying pan and on a medium heat and then add the onion, after 2 minutes add the chorizo and then after another 2 minutes add the garlic and 2 minutes later add the paprika and thyme.

  2. Add the rice and cook for a minute and then add the sherry and cook until it has all evaporated and then add the tomatoes, tomato puree and the stock. Cover the pan with with a lid a leave to simmer for 15 minutes adding a splash of water if needed.

  3. Stir in the peas and prawns, replace the lid, and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until hot through.

  4. Add the lemon juice and serve along with additional lemon wedges.